Diyral Briggs

American football player (born 1985)

American football player
Diyral Briggs
No. 47, 53
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1985-10-31) October 31, 1985 (age 36)
Mount Healthy, Ohio
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school:Cincinnati (OH) Mount Healthy
College:Bowling Green
Undrafted:2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:6
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:46
Sacks:10.5
Forced fumbles:4
Player stats at NFL.com · ArenaFan.com

Diyral Briggs (born October 31, 1985) is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He was part of the Green Bay Packers' Super Bowl XLV team that beat the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Bowling Green.

Professional career

San Francisco 49ers

Briggs was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent. He appeared in five games before being released in September.

Denver Broncos

He was later signed to the Denver Broncos' practice squad and was on the active roster for one game. He was cut by the Broncos on October 25, 2010 and was claimed off waivers by the Green Bay Packers a day later.

Green Bay Packers

At the end of the 2010 season, Briggs and the Packers appeared in Super Bowl XLV against the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the 31–25 win, he had one total tackle.[1]

He was waived by Green Bay on August 15, 2011.

Virginia Destroyers

Briggs was signed by the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League on August 29, 2011.[2]

Kansas City Command

For the 2012 season, Briggs played for the Kansas City Command of the Arena Football League. He would make 26 tackles, 13 assists, five sacks, two punt blocks, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries that season.

Spokane Shock

In 2013, Briggs joined the Spokane Shock.

References

  1. ^ "Super Bowl XLV - Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers - February 6th, 2011". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 15, 2017.
  2. ^ "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. August 29, 2011. Retrieved August 29, 2011.

External links

  • Green Bay Packers bio
  • San Francisco 49ers bio
  • Video interview from 2011 after winning Super Bowl XLV about his year while on a visit to Bowling Green
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Green Bay Packers Super Bowl XLV champions
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Virginia Destroyers 2011 UFL champions